So i finally got around to playing around on the lathe (that i purchased over a year ago) I have had a pocket watch for a while that needed a new stem, this was the ideal project to put the the theory of using a lathe into practice and try and create the missing piece – […]
Stunning video, if you have an hour or so …
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Ever since I was shown this method i have been waiting for a chance to document it and put it on the site, however its been a while since i have needed to extract a broken screw. last week was given a movement in which the screw securing the crown wheel had been sheared off […]
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I have wanted to get a lathe for a while, i have been researching into what i needed for a while and after much deliberation decided on the Peatol lathe. The Peatol lathe (branded Taig outside of europe) was a very simple micro lathe. I initially was looking at 8MM watchmaker lathes, however this would […]
I was asked to write a report for the BHJ Seminar i attended earlier on this year.
The Swiss watch industry has prevented the supply of parts to independent Australian watch repairers. Yet another corporate monopoly forcing independent traders out of business. Help confront restrictions set by Swiss watch brands on the supply of parts for independent repair. For more information, please visit their website and sign the petition
I came across this website and thought it was a wonderful idea. Training up somebody in the aim to pass on the knowledge that at some point will become lost. the excerpt below is taken from their website. Do you know what a “mandrel” or an ‘uprighting tool’ are? Some may have seen one in […]
So this week i was lucky enough to take a week off work to go to a BHI seminar, the seminar was a Basic Watch Mechanical course led by the wonderful instructor John Murphy. We went through all the steps required to give a full service of a basic mechanical watch. I learnt a lot from this course […]